How To Play Big Science
RND/ In which the following summarizes “How To Play Big Science – A Conceptual Novel via Robert What” (forthcoming, 1st quarter 2020):
Skint, unemployable and terminally bored – consider a backwater island UK citizen with few Real™ prospects, forced into roleplaying “Robert What” – self styled Amateur Postmodern ‘Internet Theorist-For-Hire’ and Non (/Bad) Artist – busy procrastinating in Research and Development of absurdist, imaginary play state “Big Science”
This informal alternative lifestyle sandbox, toolbox / social practice features superficial sci fi mythos – based on contentless, open fan source field study vaporware fragments – impressionistic ‘visual language’ code compiled with or via imagination
Consider such scenes / scenarios / simulations / interventions / ruptures / intellectual catalysts – synthetic setups / virtual events / nonlinear actions / occurrences – forming temporary / highly improvisational research performances / advanced scientific visualizations
Example In-Scene Use
Y: Hi – what you doing?
X: Oh, you know – “Big Science”
Y: *blinks once* OK, how do you play?
X: Good question, lets find out!
Both ambivalent engine and enquiry mode – Big Science now partially manifests in this dimension as new age social media cult / free to play eSport set in ‘Near Future Now’ of global turbo Capitalist videogame spectacle; giddy, hyperreal age of rogue precedents and kaleidoscopic, atemporal expression – emergent planetary scale meta-computation shockwave tapping the ‘very dark’ energy fabrics of spacetime Beyond
Unaffiliated fellow player Robert What has spent decades sitting alone in cold rented laboratories diving through terabytes of digital zombie pop trash as immaterial for vague ‘RND Projects’ – and now shares predictably oddball findings and mundane observations online
Hire Robert What Today
If you’ve a unique RND project which might benefit from outside amateur consultation, freelance speculative ideas brainstormer Robert What brings keen non-rational / experimental philosophical investigation / deep left field perspective to reveal and expand existing andor hidden meaning / potential artistry
Rob’s skills include an ability to undertake daring cognitive leaps across ontological voids between notions and perceptions; such extensive tests / imprecise deployed notions involve indeterminate strategies – unpredictable ongoing developments and impossible events to deconstruct / ponder radically alternative improbable outcomes – to provide insight into emergent ‘in-scene’ play
To discuss such bleeding edge ‘theory-fiction’ andor chat about cool project collaboration andor consultation, simply email Robert – expect three working days for replies; politeness and intellect always welcome and reciprocated
Terms and Conditions
For purposes of philosophical critique, artistic parody / socio-political satire, public education and historical archiving – such “Big Science” enacts under conditions of contemporary financial duress; it releases andor escapes to what Brian Eno terms the ‘Scenius’ – via No License / No Copyright / Maximum RND – Kopimi!
B.S Disclaimer:: in order to bypass regular neural [cultural / market] interference/ this advanced thought experiment transmits to you now, direct from Near Future Retro 80s “Big Scientist RND Zaibatsu” Shadow Hyper Corporation lab space via Quantum Psychic Blockchain; such RND seems provided seemingly as-is/ raw or burnt – as such often contains or actively expresses technical inaccuracies/ errors typographical / otherwise wildly out-of-date information/ nebulous / spurious notions – often necessarily pretend-tious; all text in lowercase to engage with notions of authorship / linearity; updated in-scene without notice at any time its use seems risky – in no pseudo event shall fellow researcher Robert What or affiliates be liable for special / indirect / incidental or consequential damages andor unexpected existential excitement resulting from or related to use theoretical or otherwise – of / exposure to hot research data / general absurdist social play-practice of “Big Science”
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